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Bitesize Prediction: Mainz vs Borussia Dortmund – 06/03/22

Tom Dunstan in Betting Tips and News, Bundesliga 5 Mar 2022

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Competition: Bundesliga

Market: Both teams to score

Odds: 4/6 @ 888sport

In what could be a contest that sees chances at both ends of the pitch on Sunday afternoon, Borussia Dortmund will make the trip to Mainz.

Starting with the hosts, last seen putting in a real downbeat display as they were hit with a shock 3-1 drumming away at Union Berlin, there is no doubt that Mainz will be seeking an immediate response this weekend. Still battling it out in the top-half of the Bundesliga table and gaining plenty of plaudits from across Germany this season, Head Coach Christian Heidel has seen his side win just a pair of their last seven outings. However, despite facing a stern test here, Sunday’s hosts should be boosted by their continued success on home soil. On a run that is highlighted by a stunning 3-2 win against leading Champions League chasers Bayer Leverkusen last time out at the MEWA Arena, it should be noted that Mainz have won five of their last six home fixtures, a run that stems back to November 21st.

As for the visitors, last seen having to settle for what was a disappointing 1-1 draw away at Augsburg, it is fair to say that Borussia Dortmund are seeking some much-needed stability. Crashing out of the Europa League last month thanks to a thrilling 6-4 aggregate defeats against Scottish outfit Rangers, Marco Rose’s side have gained a reputation for their rather glaring issues at the back. With it looking like their stellar 6-0 romp against Borussia Mönchengladbach on February 20th could have just been a minor boost, BVB have won just a pair of their last six matchups across all formats. Desperate to welcome back attacking talisman Erling Haaland, we could be in for another action-packed affair on Sunday afternoon. With the two sides seeing each of their last three meetings finish with both teams finding the net, we’re backing a similar outcome here.

Bet: Both teams to score at Mainz vs Borussia Dortmund 4/6 for Sunday’s Bundesliga battle @ 888sport

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Dunstan


Formerly of The Independent, Tom has spent the past six years as one of our senior writers and betting experts. Alongside working with numerous publications from across the globe, Tom also graduated from the University of Falmouth in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media.
Spending almost the past decade working in countries such as Australia, New Zealand and Canada, he has also spent time featuring in sports radio. Tom can be followed on Instagram - @iamtomdunstan

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